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Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
are the chances for a last-minute deal? we'll ask two senators at the heart of the debate. republican tom coburn, and democrat claire mccaskill. then, how are governors preparing for sequestration? will the cuts squeeze their budgets and drive some states into recession? we'll talk with two leading governors, scott walker, of wisconsin and jack markell of delaware. with the president and republicans eyeball-to-eyeball who will blink first and our power player of the week, a brain surgeon touches a political nerve in washington. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again, from fox news in washington. when all sides agreed to the sequester a year-and-a-half ago those automatic across-the-board spending cuts were supposed to be so painful it would force the president and congress to make a deal. but, now, jwith just five days o go there is no deal and the deadline is here. joining us, two senate leaders on budget issues, from oklahoma republican tom coburn and from missouri, democrat claire mccaskill. senators, let's start with the big question, quick question, quick answer,
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Feb 24, 2013 11:00am PST
. republican tom coburn and democrat clar mccaskill. will cuts drive some states in recession. we will talk with two leading governors. scott walker of wisconsin and jack markell of delaware. plus, with the president and republicans eye ball to eye ball who will blink first? we will ask our fund panel which side is winning the sequester blame game. and our power player of the week. a brain surgeon touches a political nerve in washington. all right now on "fox news sunday." >> chris: and hello again from fox news in washington. when all sides agreed to the sequester a year and a half ago is automatic across-the-board spending cuts were supposed so be so painful it would force the president and congress to make a deal. now, with just five days to go there is still no deal. and the deadline is here. joining us today two senate leaders on budget issues. from oklahoma, republican tom coburn. and from missouri, democrat claire mccasskill. about the sequester happen. will the spending cuts kick in on friday? senator coburn? >> they will. it is not $85 billion because it is a pro rata portionle tha
Feb 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
. oklahoma republican senator tom coburn is making it painfully clear that background checks could stop a bill in its tracks. >> there will not be record keeping on legitimate law-abiding gun owners in this country, and if they want to eliminate the benefits of trying to prevent the sales to people who are mentally ill, all they have to do is have record keeping, and that will kill this bill. >> according to "slate" magazine at least 2265 american souls have been lost to gun violence, that's about 87 new townes, since newtown. a seconded a was released featuring a military veteran tying mcconnell to the nra. >> i would be a pretty bad hunter if i needed an assault rifle to shoot that buck. i support the ban to ban assault weapons, because i know these guns. i know what they can do. the nra and the gun manufacturers have given a ton of money to senator mitch mcconnell. >> michael: on wednesday the senate judiciary committee will hold a hearing on banning assault weapons. now joining me on the phone is "ross call's" senate beat reporter niels lesniewski niels. welco
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Feb 24, 2013 7:00am PST
at sequestration. tom coburn and claire mccaskill lay out the argument. >> sequestration is a terrible way to cut spending. i don't disagree, but to not cut 2.5% out of budget? give me a break. there's easy ways to cut this money that the american people will never feel. what you hear isout rage because nobody wants to cut spending. it will be somewhat painful but not cutting spending is going to be disastrous. >> we've got a much bigger problem down the line in terms of reducing debt than what we face this week. why not take the specific offer the president has on the table that does cut entitlements and get a big deal, fund the government, quit careening from crisis to crisis that frankly hurts confidence of investors and hurts our economy. >> joining me, the chore anchor of "fox news sunday," chris wallace. >> good morning. >> here we go again. >> this time -- but this time we -- it's going to happen. we asked mccaskill and coburn and our four panelists, is sequestration going to happen on friday? they all think it is. there's a difference of opinion how bad its going to be but it's going to h
Feb 25, 2013 2:30am PST
coburn, is the president exaggerating the impact of these cuts? >> absolutely. it's a terrible way to cut spending. i don't disagree with that. but, to not cut 2.5% out of the total budget over a year where it's twice the size it was ten years ago, give me a break. >> for members of the president's cabinet however, the sequester means big changes in areas that can least afford it. >> there are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips, getting notices that they can't come back this fall. >> we're not making this up in order to put pain on the american people. we're required to cut $1 billion. >> also this week, congress is expected to begin consideration of new gun legislation, after weeks of bipartisan negotiations between senators chuck schumer and the democratic party and coburn with the republicans, talks have focused on expanding background checks and increasing penalties for those who purchase guns for criminals. any bill that infringes on lawful gun owners eye right will be rejected. senator tom coburn. >> if they want to eliminate the benefits of actually trying to prevent
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Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
are cooking up even more savings. senator tom coburn and he says it's time to cut out on grill sergeants on the pentagon channel. i didn't even know the pentagon had a channel. beef jerky from france is so the chopping blocks and how best for democracy. but leave you it to come up with $70 billion of cuts at the department of defense. senator coburn says if you scrap 1300 programs that duplicate each over you could save another $364 billion. it doesn't end there. our own lizzie apparently federal workers aren't doing federal work. we'll get to the bottom of that. we do know that the federal feet warmers are costing $156 million a year and then there is army ranger lucas who says like the billions he says could be saved by cutting overlapping costs by drone technology and electronic warfare. in total more than $479 billion that the government could start cutting right now, that is more than five times the cuts they are screaming about taking effect. first, tom on the unspent dough. congressman, i was surprised to see how much we're talking about? >> yeah, it's remarkable and the american
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Feb 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
? >> jamie, as washington braces for billions in budget cuts, oklahoma senator tom coburn is calling on president obama to stop a 100 city campaign style tour, and angela mcglowan is a fox news political analyst, mark hanna, an adjunct professor at media of new schools and former aide, mark and angela, thank you for joining us, as you both know, senator tom coburn of oklahoma sent a letter to the white house, in it, if washington is truly cutting spending on missions many consider vital, how can we at the same time promise and promote more financial adistance, much less afford this mammoth, 100 city cross country tour, wrote coburn, and while he talked about that, while it's well intentioned, he's urging the president to cancel this tour. mark, what do you think about that? >> kelly, i think that senator coburn lives up to his representlation and his nickname as dr. no in the senate. if there's any senator taking issue with the president going city to city and town to town and informing americans and local governments about the programs that are available to them through their taxpay
Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
tom coburn. meanwhile, president obama won't stop his sequester scare tack i can roadshow. he is calling it a self-inflicted wound on the economy and john boehner has it right telling democrats to get off their ass and pass a pill and with all due respect to my friends at cpac, they're nuts not to invite new jersey chris christie to speak at their upcoming convention. governor christie is a mainstream conservative. i am larry kudlow. the kudlow report begins right now. >>> bernanke and john boehner all today chief washington correspondent john harwood joins us with the details. good evening, john. >> good evening. more today of this long running effort by president obama to goed republicans to compromise with him by agreeing to additional tax increases and spending cuts to replace the sequester. today he went to new port news virginia with a lot of defense installations and made the case that defense workers would be hurt by the sequester even if all the impacts aren't felt immediately. >> the impact of this policy won't be felt over night. it will weaken our recovery, our mil
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> thank you, mr. chairman to you and dr. coburn. we do have hope of getting a postal reform bill done again. we did it last year without getting the house and provisions in their. more important and so we have to continue to live in that direction. i'm not satisfied with your answer to senator pryor's questions, postmaster. first of all, the legal opinion which he sent to the committee i guess i haven't seen it. mr. chairman, do we have that legal opinion and is so comic and the rest of the members give some copy other? >> we need that legal opinion. >> i'd be happy to attorney spent time, too. >> you asked us not to act and what strikes me as the difference doesn't make whether we prohibit what you're saying you're going to do or not. apparently you believe you have the legal authority despite what congress has said to cancel the six-day. >> what i am asking is that congress would not put it -- implement any language that would prohibit us from moving away. >> what i'm asking you is that difference doesn't make whether you put the language and are not. despite that language you have
Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
task, portman dealing with sex trafficking, murkowski dealing with tribal protections, coburn amendment dealing with consolidation of dodge rape programs, and coburn amendment dealing with notice to victims. and final passage. unless we come and ask consent to change the voting order, we'll have those votes starting at 11:00 today. mr. president, four years ago as newly elected president of the united states, barack obama prepared to deliver his first address to a joint session of congress. the country at that time was in the midst of a grave crisis. our economy had been shaken to its core a financial crisis sparked by wall street greed. millions of americans had lost their jobs, their homes and their hope. president obama predicted that america would rise to meet the challenges of the day. this is what he said, and i quote, "we will rebuild, we'll recover and the united states of america will emerger stronger than before. the weight of this crisis will not determine the destiny of this nation." four years later, we can say with certainty that he was right. over the last 32 months ameri
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Feb 27, 2013 9:20am EST
tom coburn is with us, and i'll ask him what he thinks of the president choosing to inflict maximum pain. now, can we call this the wal-mart economy? that company struggling because you have less money in your pocket. you're paying more for gas and now, food prices are going up. art laffer has more on the wal-mart economy coming up. this man sounded off and french workers, saying they're lazy and entitled. what does he think about big labor in the u.s.? the outspoken chief of titan international, the top of the ten o'clock hour, now, listen to this, this may be the exact opposite of the entitled generation, one young man, he walked ten miles in the snow so he could apply for a job that pays $7 an hour, a real good story, you will hear it, he's here on "varney & company." art laffer coming up next. we've got another rise in gas prices and we've got the opening bell. how about this, since the program started america is another 25 million dollars in debt. ♪ [ cows moo ] [ sizzling ] more rain... [ thunder rumbles ] ♪ [ male announcer ] when the world moves... futures move first. le
Feb 13, 2013 3:00am PST
'll just do the rap sign. senator tom coburn, house majority whip kevin mccarthy and los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa. also joining the table, chairman and ceo of comcast is here, brian roberts. pull it together. could you go downstairs and get a suit on, please? >>> coming up next -- no -- this is my sweater and nobody's taking it from me. >> it's going to walk away it's so dirty. >> nobody's going to make me change it now, tomorrow. this is like the eternal truth. this is my eternal truth. mike allen's coming up next. first here's bill karins with a check on the forecast. bill, what's going on? >> bill, you look nice. >> yeah, suit and tie today. good morning, everyone. every day, too. a little weak storm headed for new england. bring the umbrella with you this morning in new york city, philadelphia, down to the d.c., baltimore areas. starting off your morning commute dry. we've got rain and snow heading our way late today. currently that storm is located over tennessee bringing some rain and snow mixture right along the ohio river. even louisville could pick up a half inch of
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
: the senator from oklahoma. mr. coburn: thank you. i wanted to spend a moment -- i'm going to spend some time here outlining some amendments that i have to the violence against women act, but i also would ask unanimous consent to use oversized charts because the charts, you can't even see them barely the size that i have in terms of the grant programs. so i'd ask unanimous consent for that. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. coburn: i'd also like to comment on the trafficking victims prevention and reauthorization act of 2012, which is the leahy amendment. when we first started working on this issue, it was 2001. and $31.8 million and one or two federal agencies were involved. with this bill, we're going to create eight different agencies with responsibility for this, which is absolutely crazy. and it duplicates exactly what we've done in every other area of the federal government, which i'm going to show here in a moment, that actually will show what we've done in the justice department in terms of grants. now, we spend $3.9 billion a year out of the justice department
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Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
, and hud were sent to promote federal aid in spending. oklahoma senator tom coburn is urging the administration to cap sell the tour when much is made about the impact of sequestration. in this letter sent thursday to the white house office of management and budget, he wrote it is somewhat surprising therefore for the white house to be headlining a 100 city government spending tour. >> we asked for how many people are going on the tour, what is it going to cost, what are the cities and why are we doing this? this is not for political means to exer bait the effects of the sequester. >> and coburn points out that beaverton have been adept at obtaining federal funds, receiving $2 million in grant and assistance since 2011. at the white house, the press secretary didn't have many details but said the tour isn't a big deal. >> you can find an vim thing and say that this -- an individual thing and say this could be cut. maybe it should be. whatever it is. it represents a drop in the bucket to $85 billion cut. >> everything is a drop in the bucket. we are $16.6 trillion in debt. tha
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Feb 27, 2013 3:00pm PST
government authorized over months or year. they authorize it to be used elsewhere. senator tom coburn identified several wasteful programs at the pentagon including a video called drill sergeant showing the favorite recipes and $6 billion on research including decision-making could be learned from fish. senator coburn and others refer to what he calls duplication nation. dozens of programs intended for the same purpose. >> there are over 100 different programs focused on science and technology, engineering. >> there are 47 job training programs according to gao. only five have had an impact study since 2004. less than half of which have performance review. >> can't we cut 2% like american familys? american families don't build their own roads, or run prisons. >> janet napolitano argues the sequester threatens homeland security. and says the department has $# billion in unspent preferences fund. they appoint to $90,000 spent to upgrade security at spring training site in arizona for pro baseball teams. general services administration runs the federal properties won notoriety when an of
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
coburn of oklahoma and mark kirk of illinois are huddling together in hopes of finding a compromise on gun safety legislation. the associates press reports now, quote, the senators' talks have included discussions about ways to encourage states to make more mental health records available to the national system and the types of transactions that might be exempted from background checks, such as sales among relatives or to those who have permits to carry concealed weapons, said people who spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to describe the negotiations publicly. for that and other campaign politics we have our "hardball" strategist here tonight, democrat steve mcmahon and republican john feehery. john, let's talk about your party and the way it wants to position itself on the whole issue of what happened in newtown. i don't mean necessarily gun laws particularly but the issues of background checks, the issues of mental health records. is there a role for the republican party in gun safety? strategically speaking? >> obviously, you see that with tom coburn. he certainly
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
in relation to amendment number 15, offered by the senator from oklahoma, mr. coburn. mr. coburn: could we have order, madam president. the presiding officer: the senate shall come to order. mr. coburn coburn: this is an at that follows g.a.o. recommendations with which the justice department agreed in terms of an audit on the duplication within their program. as a matter of fact, i have the data where judiciary -- the justice department actually concurred with the g.a.o. on it. the purpose of the amendment is to eliminate the backlog in terms of d.n.a. testing, both in terms of rape kits and cotas. the cornyn amendment improved the bill but does not direct the money that is necessary. it's a small percentage, less than 2% over 10 years, out of that bill, less than 2% of one year's spending. we spend $40 million per ten years on these grants and what we're asking for is .4% to help solve the backlog on all the d.n.a. cases. mr. leahy: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from vermont. mr. leahy: madam president, i think the reason this amendment is opposed by law enforcement
Feb 13, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> thank you. chairman carper, ranking member coburn, you are new to your positions, even though you are from assisting the body. mr. cummings and i came close to the last congress to what we thought was a bipartisan and bicameral deal. we start off this congress with a view that with you as team members and coaches about with and as a bipartisan bicameral problem and bipartisan bicameral solution, we believe we can get there. clearly as you can meet today, the subject of five-day delivery is going to be among the most important subjects. a day to emphasize that because i believe in order to get a comprehensive reform, we must first realize free in the realize free in the hands of the postmaster general and away envisioned is a good first step. postmaster has determined going from a less than 50-cent single delivery on a saturday to a five-day delivery of that mail no matter how small an amount aware for the sunday dissents from a single flat letter will be delivered anywhere in america. but on saturday, a light day, relative to most other countries come and the idea there should be
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am PST
to push through it? >> it is pretty significant. tom coburn the republican from oklahoma is really key to these talks. chuck schumer the new york democrat is trying to get coburn onboard. he is opposed to any sort of requirement for folks doing the background checks to keep those records. he does not want that. if that ends up in the bill coburn could bolt and with him would be a number of republicans who could presumably vote for it. he is key. how they resolve this in next week and a half before the judicial committee ends up reporting on this bill in their committee the following thursday, that is going to be very, very critical on whether they can get this through the senate. >> i wonder how much the sequester fight might have to do with all this. depends on how much they're focused on one thing. does it slow them down from accomplishing something else, karen? >> i think that it's -- it diverts the focus but it also kind of poisons the atmosphere of trust. when you have something really contentious like the sequester going on, it does not foster a climate where people can get toget
Feb 10, 2013 11:00am PST
have been a group of senators, republicans and democrats, tom coburn of oklahoma, supporters of kbree hencive background checks. what are policies that will make a difference in a quiet working group in the senate, trying to figure out what can get passed. i expect the president will say something tomorrow probably to stoke the flails and get it back in the public's conscience. and my sense is that there is hope to potentially get something done on gun control. probably not something as expansive as dinian feinstein's bill, but maybe universal background checks could move forward. >> an olive branch to congress, do you expect the president is going to be waving that? or z not a kumbaya moment? >> i think republicans have to reach out and back policies that they've backed in the past, but have tried to obstruct under president obama. >> margaret? >> maybe if it's lincoln's birthday, he did it for a reason. he'll take a page out of the playbook. we've all seen the movie, he'll hopefully take a page with how the 13th amendment got passed and bring us all together. >> we could all be deep
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
that at 5:30 p.m. the senate proceed to a vote in relation to the coburn amendment number 13. further that upon disposition of the amendment, the senate proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. that following leader remarks on tuesday, february 12, the senate resume consideration of s. 47, the time until 11:00 a.m. be equally divided between the two leaders or their designees. prior to votes in relation to the amendments included under the previous order, and those votes occur in the order listed. that all after the first vote be ten-minute votes and finally all other provisions in the previous order remain in effect. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. leahy: i thank the distinguished presiding officer. i he know we'll be voting -- i know we'll be voting soon, but i would join chairwoman cantwell, the chair of the senate committee on indian affairs, and the senior senator from alaska, senator murkowski, in opposing nor coburn's amendment. the amendment will remove essential protections for native women
Feb 16, 2013 10:00am EST
expects us to get in the end zone. i do believe and i was listening to you, senator coburn this morning on morning joe. i said to myself, we have to get this done with a reasonable guy like senator coburn and i believe we will. i really do. you know i'm also pleased to be here with my friend and colleague, chairman and he said in the postal service is a vital link that binds our nation together, delivering mail to more than 150 million addresses in operating 32,000 post offices nationwide for postal service connects families, friends and businesses across the vast distances of our great country. last year however the postal service reported losses of approximately $16 million. at last onebut $3 billion in the most recent quater. it is friday for a 50 alien dollars. it is authorized to borrow from the treasury and continues to this approximately $25 million a day. it also faces a burden not required of any other agency or business in this country. it must be billions of dollars every year to pre-fund health benefits for its retirees. as we all know, this not simply does not add up the po
Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
overblown, because, earlier, we were listening to republican senator tom coburn of oklahoma saying that the president is absolutely calling wolf on how the country will be impacted of these cuts. >> the president proposed the sequester. if you look at the numbers, the discretionary spending 40% in the last four years. this will only curtail this. >> but still, boris, this pew research poll shows that 49% of respondents that are republicans are going to be responsible if these cuts go into effect. only 31% said they'll blame the president. what do you make of these numbers? >> if these cuts go into effect, they're not widespread, then those numbers from the poll will change. because, the cuts are not going to be felt far and wide. like the president is trying to say they are. >> all right, we'll see what happens on friday. boris, republican strategy, thank you. >>> here's your "first look" at some of the other news going on around america right purr. >>> california, a major melee between college baseball teams. a bench-clearing brawl through sacramento and uc-riverside. >>> next to
Feb 1, 2013 4:30am PST
boss of the whole group, nancy shepherd and carlin coburn in publicity. we met in a little room and i stated my case and they said, this is your first book so you need to listen to a few things here. first of all only 12 percent of nonfiction books make a profit and 2/3 are pre chosen by the publisher. we'd like to put our marketing arm behind us but your having to fight tear riz m to this. since i grew up in africa and worked pakistan for many years you never settle a deal without driving a hard bargain so i said if the hard cover doesn't do well, i'd like the subtitle changed later on for the paper back. julia and our other board relently pounded away month after month. i was in pakistan of december of 2006 and there was a new editor on the book and they said they decided to change the title to one man's mission to promote peace. the hard cover didn't do that well. sold 20,000 copies. while the paper back came out on january 30th of this year and since out it's been on the new york times best seller selling over 700,000 copies now. and it's one man's mission to promote peace. and
Feb 13, 2013 10:00am EST
very much. general donahue. >> good morning, mr. chairman. thank you very much. done coburn, members of the committee, thank you, mr. chairman, for calling this hearing today to discuss the dire financial condition of our nation's postal service and for the opportunity to provide details of the postal service's proposals to return to long-term financial stability. i'm glad to be here to discuss these important issues, which are now more urgent than ever. the postal service faces tremendous financial challenges. last year the postal service recorded a loss of $15.9 billion. it defaulted on payments to the u.s. treasury of $11.1 billion. the postal service is has exhausted its borrowing authority and continues to contend with the serious liquidity crisis. at one point last october, the postal service had less than four days of cash on hand to fund operations. for an organization the size of the postal service, which has revenues of $65 billion and a work force of 495,000 career employees, this is a razor thin margin. by way of comparison, most private sector companies usually have abou
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm EST
. and i want to just read to you from senator tom coburn of obama. you're looking at this letter he sent. and now you're talking about defense cuts, but alighting questionable spending in urban areas security initiatives such as drones, underwater robots, snow, machines, security upgrades, spring training stadium, color printers, military-style bearcat vehicles used to protect pumpkin festivals. there is so much fat, so many easy cats. you even layer of some of your own. lori: i really do. some are, i think, kind of obvious in terms of let's do crew rotation where instead of taking our ships from the theater of operations, back to home ports in the united states to change crews. let's get them out there. that's why the cruise up there and meet them imports of theater operations. very significant savings involved in that. we have 79,000 troops still in europe. the cold war has been over with since 1991. do we really need that type of presence in europe when our european allies are spending less than 2% on they're defense? their economy. we are at over four and a half%. all the things that
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Feb 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
: complete with a registry? that is what, for example, senator tom coburn says will never happen. just coburn. are you sure? >> well, i no they're going to say it won't work unless they get a registry. they just had a memo from inside the does the justice department that indicated that there were senes at that point. lou: and the games continue. and at the threat, liberty, as always. thank you so much. >> thank you. lou: breaking news. journalist bob woodward saying that the white house issued a warning to him warning him after comments that he made this morning. what word this morning slammed president obama. do we have that? to listen to what bob dole word said about this president on his so-called decision not to deploy an aircraft carrier to the persian gulf because of the sequester. >> we now have the president going out because of this piece of paper and this agreement. i can do what i need to do to protect the country. that is the kind of madness. lou: a kind of madness that he has not seen in a long time. well, after reese said that ms nbc an interview, the white house apparently warn
Feb 25, 2013 10:00pm PST
of these bills. i think there is a difference between background checks and then what tom coburn is talking about. personal registration, there are stories in our paper, these deals that are coming together. but when coburn sort of threw cold water on it, it was not so much about background checks. it was this narrow issue of will there be a registry of personal issues. when you listen to the folks, it is a huge hurdle for some democrats and republicans to get over. then we could see something along the lines of background checks. i think assault weapons though, will be a bridge too far for some republicans and democrats. >> assault weapons looked very tough to me. but i want to talk about the background checks, this kind of registry that we talk about, one thing that happened, the damage control space, the nra and gun rights activists, efforts to constrict the amount of data, the groups, we can't get that trace data. that is a very, very big deal. and the fact -- i have to register to do, i think at this point i have to give them my driver's license to get sudafed, and to get firearms without ha
Feb 19, 2013 3:00am PST
senator tom coburn, who are interested in fi finding common ground. on fiscal issues, senator rob portman of ohio says he's open to working with democrats but says his interaction with the administration is limited to secretary treasury nominee, jack lew. senator marco rubio, who's been working on immigration reform was clearly frustrated when white house legislation on the issue was leaked before congress had its own version ready. republicans have never done that, by the way. a white house spokeswoman told "politico," the entire obama administration is in regular contact with members of congress and their staffs an the president has been very clear he is happy to work with any who wants to build the middle class. >> what do you think? >> i think some of it is fair and some of it is just piling on and the president could too a lot of good-bye walking over to capitol hill and saying, okay, let's go. >> he doesn't do that. why doesn't he do that at this point? >> they reach out, i think, more than the narrative says. they've invited people, they've been insulted, they've been lied to and i
Feb 25, 2013 3:00am PST
a solution. >> senator coburn, is the president exaggerating the impact of these cuts? >> absolutely. it's a terrible way to cut spending. i don't disagree with that. but to not cut 2.5% out of the total budget over a year when it's twice the size it was ten years ago, give me a break. >> in "politico," by the way, there were tons of opinion pieces over the weekend on this. we pulled out a few here that really captured the conversation about this. rich lowrie writes about the panic. >> when you have a brzezinski circling one of your columns, you might be making some good points. >> that doesn't mean i agree with it. >> he made some great points. you said i can't say this on tv, but this is a really great op-ed that i agree with 100%. >> i really didn't say that. "prepare for the end of food safety as we have known it. for a breakdown in public order. for little children languishing in ignorance. if only edward gibbon were here to chronicle the devastation. on march 1st, the fabric of our civilization begins to unwind. that's when the economy begins to stall and we turn back on our values
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